It seemed like the path of the fewest immediate obstacles as far as being a lawyer went. And then I decided to quit while I was still young and still had the willpower to leave the lawyer-money behind.
The world of work is changing in any event and being adaptable, being comfortable with technology, and gaining world class expertise and experience can set you apart with employers.
Just remember that even during the darkest of times, there is always a way out. A way that is often found with the help of someone else.
"I managed to reach out to some good law firms in New York through the faculty. It was a great networking experience altogether. In other words, I built the foundation of my career in the U.S. at Franklin Pierce itself"
I know I have also made some friends for life. I have taken up learning a new language, trying my hand at a musical instrument, abstract painting, reading books in my mother tongue etc. Bottomline: zero regrets.
With an estimated hundred thousand new law graduates every year, it is not surprising that international law schools are increasing their focus on India.
Our conversation flowed, me asking her about an Ivy League education, studying in the States, and whether she thought it was worth the sixty-odd lakhs spent.
Having a wide and diverse personal network of contacts is among the keys to success in the arbitration world and one of the best ways to achieve it is through education.
It is high time that we start questioning the utility of recommendation letters. Or at least initiate an honest conversation about them.
UChicago Law is a small school and prides itself on these relationships. The friends and professional contacts students make stay with them for the rest of their lives.
As the LLM fair is concerned, I had a great time interacting with the law school representatives.
Law schools need to create incentives to enable students to take up work that they are passionate about, rather than doing a bewildering number of internships for the sole reason that other law students are.
The LL.M. is a broad-ranging experience so the purpose cannot be anything but subjective. Ask yourself why you want to do it and this will likely yield answers to when and where you would like to pursue it.
At the start of this year, I had published an interview with Miki Hamstra, the Director of Graduate Programs at Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law. In the interview, she had spoken about what LLM applicants ought to look for while selecting law schools, what a graduate admissions office looks for in a … Continue reading Have questions on a US LLM? Attend this webinar hosted by Miki Hamstra, Indiana University
The one thing that really impressed me at NUS was the practicality of the course. You are not tested on how much you can remember but how you can apply the law in real life problems.
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